Watch The Witcher’s Henry Cavill build his new gaming PC


It’s no secret at this level that Henry Cavill, who starred as Geralt of Rivia in Netflix’s adaptation of The Witcher, is a gamer – he’s instructed interviewers about his preference for the PC, that he “lived and breathed” the Witcher video games to prep for his position within the TV present, and he loves Total War a lot that Creative Assembly put him in The Warden and The Paunch DLC for Total War: Warhammer 2. Now he’s lastly had a little bit of time to build himself the gaming PC of his goals.

Cavill posted a video of his build to his Instagram, and it exhibits little bit of the method. It’s additionally extraordinarily relatable – Cavill could also be an professional with a bastard sword now, nevertheless it takes him a pair tries to get all the things assembled accurately in his new PC.

He’s clearly sprung for high quality components, although: Cavill’s chosen an AMD Ryzen 9 processor (maybe the best CPU for gaming) and an Nvidia RTX 2080 Ti GPU to build his system round. The Butcher of Blaviken likes to maintain issues cool, too – he’s picked up a swish-looking NZXT Kraken Z73 liquid cooler for his CPU.

Here’s the video:

Perhaps the very best bit within the video is when he powers the PC on and discovers that he’s mounted the NZXT CPU cooler, which options an LCD show panel, the other way up. A day later, he’s put all the things proper, and the PC seems to be sharp as a tack.

As you may count on from somebody who does most of his work in movie, Cavill’s put collectively a reasonably entertaining video right here: there’s setup, battle, and backbone, with a contact of suggestiveness thrown in for good measure. He’s even included a fab Barry White soundtrack and title playing cards. As the clip wraps, one reads, “The end; or more realistically, just the beginning.”

Now that Cavill’s PC is up and operating, he’ll want to begin putting in all of the best Witcher 3 mods, which we’ve helpfully rounded up for him – and for you, too. He doesn’t have an entire lot of time, although – season 2 of Netflix’s The Witcher series begins filming in August.